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Aurelio Martinez & Youssou N'Dour
Youssou N'Dour to Tour and Record with Garifuna Musician Aurelio Martinez as Part of the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative
Andy Palacio Tribute Tour Completes North American Dates; Continues on in Europe.
The Andy Palacio Tribute Tour finished it’s North American run on a high note last week with a free concert to an enthusiastic audience at Lisner Auditorium in Washington DC.
Umalali & Andy Palacio Receive Major European Press Coverage
In recent weeks some of Europe's most widely-circulated newspapers and magazines have featured extensive coverage on Andy Palacio, Umalali: The Garifuna Women’s Project and Garifuna music in general.
Headbutler Raves about Umalali
The influential tastemaker blog Headbutler holds high praise for Umalali
Umalali Tops Canadian Campus Radio & CMJ New World Charts
The new Stonetree release, Umalali: The Garifuna Women's Project, has already reached the top spot on the Canadian Campus Radio charts and #7 on the CMJ New World Chart in just its second week of airplay.
Tribute to Andy Palacio Concert Tour to Begin in April
The Garifuna Collective, Umalali and special guests will tour the US and Europe to commemorate the life and music of the late Andy Palacio.
Andy Palacio wins prestigious BBC Award
The tragic death on Saturday 19th January of Andy Palacio, the much-loved Garifuna musician from Belize, has made it appropriate to reveal that he is the winner of the Americas category in the 2008 BBC Radio 3 Awards For World Music.
A Long Goodbye To the People's Hero
More than two thousand mourners gathered in Barranco Village on Saturday afternoon to pay their last respects to musician, composer and cultural ambassador Andy Palacio.
Barranco Mourns the Loss of Its Native Son
Andy Palacio was born in the tiny village of Barranco, in southern Belize near the border with Guatemala.
Andy Palacio, Who Saved Garifuna Music, Dies at 47
Andy Palacio, a bandleader and songwriter who spearheaded a revival of the Garifuna music of Central America, died Saturday in his native Belize City, Belize
Andy Palacio, Offical Press Release
Official Press Release of Andy Palacio's Death
Andy Palacio Passes Away After Heart Attack and Stroke
January 19, 2008 - Andy Palacio, an iconic musician and cultural activist in his native Belize and impassioned spokesperson for the Garifuna people of Central America, was declared dead tonight at 9pm Belize time due to a massive and extensive stroke to the brain, a heart attack and respiratory failure due to the previous two conditions.
The Year of Andy Palacio,
Andy Palacio's Wátina tops Best of 2007 charts

Cementing its place as one of the most critically-acclaimed albums of 2007, the Andy Palacio the Garifuna Collective album Wátina has been recognized by a growing number of international publications and radio charts as one of the best albums of the year, and in some cases praised as among the best albums of all time.
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